Aptos Schools – Overview

Aptos Public Schools are some of the best in Santa Cruz county. All public schools in Aptos are part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. Aptos schools California schools I want this widget for my site

Dr. Michelle Rodriguez Reports on First 100 Days as PVUSD Superintendent

In August 20216, The Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) hired a new superintendent of schools.  Last week at the Aptos Chamber of Commerce meeting, the new superintendent, Dr. Michelle Rodriguez, reported on her first 100 days in the job. With her permission, the audio of her presentation was recorded and is available here to listen […]

Aptos Cares

A couple of weekends ago, Comcast Cares Day came to Mar Vista Elementary School, where my son is currently enrolled in first grade. Each year, the good folks at Comcast sponsor community service events throughout the country, enlisting thousands of volunteers to help make their communities a better place. Comcast provides tools and materials, and […]

Comcast Cares Day comes to Mar Vista

Mar Vista Elementary School has been selected as one of the recipients of the Comcast Cares Day program. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is now in its 15th year.  On Saturday, April 30th, Comcast will be sponsoring a school clean up day and fundraiser, starting at 7:30 AM […]

21st Century Classroom Opens at Twin Lakes

The first 21st Century Classroom in Santa Cruz County has opened at Twin Lakes Church in Aptos. The building, constructed at a cost of $12.1 million is an impressive 40,500 square feet built in three levels and features 12 classrooms, a computer lab, science lab, several rooms for church programs, and an amphitheater. The new school building […]

Pioneer Middle School

There’s a new, private middle school in Aptos: Pioneer Middle School. The school serves children in grades 6 through 8, and is blazing a new trail in education in the mid-county area. The school seeks to provide a world-class educational experience for kids that focuses on more than just the 3 R’s. Taking a page […]

Tile Mosaic Public Art Comes to Aptos

More tile mosaic public art comes to Aptos! Over the past couple of years, beautiful tile mosaics have begun popping up on the walls of Aptos Junior High. Soon, if all goes according to plan, these tile mosaics will find their way into new public spaces in Aptos, starting with a cinder block wall across […]

Aptos Junior High

Aptos Junior High School is part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District.  GreatSchools.org gives Aptos Junior High 8 out of 10.

Mar Vista School Needs Your Support!

Mar Vista School Needs Your Support with their 2015 Read-a-thon! This is the second year that Mar Vista Elementary School in Aptos is running a read-a-thon fundraiser. With only a few days left to go, the school is well short of it’s $35,000 fundraising goal. Mar Vista is a California Distinguished School and is renown […]

Aptos High School

Aptos High School is part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. U.S. News and World Report rates Aptos High as the nation’s 1,068th best high school, and the 212th best high school in California, although GreatSchools.org gives Aptos High a 9 out of 10.

St Andrew Parents Co-Operative Pre-School

St Andrew Parents Co-Operative Pre-School in Aptos is part of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. It’s a very well run cooperative preschool favored by many Aptos parents and kids, and has been in business since 1969, and boasts a student teacher ratio of 5:1. They accept children ages 2.6 through 5.9, for classes on M/W/F or […]